April 16, 2010 Current Awareness

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  1. Noble LD Jr, Colbrunn RW, Lee DG, van den Bogert AJ, Davis BL. Design and validation of a general purpose robotic testing system for musculoskeletal applications. J Biomech Eng. 2010 Feb;132(2):025001. (PI: B.L. Davis)
  2. Scott-Pandorf MM, O'Connor DP, Layne CS, Josic K, Kurz MJ. Walking in simulated Martian gravity: Influence of added weight on sagittal dynamic stability. Acta Astronaut. 2010 May-Jun;66(9-10):1341-52.
  3. Simmons RG, Phillips JB, Lojewski RA, Wang Z, Boyd JL, Putcha L. The efficacy of low-dose intranasal scopolamine for motion sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):405-12.
  4. McGinnis PJ, Scheuring RA, Fitts MA. Update on health informatics. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):445. Note: This article, which is the Space Medicine Association News topic for this issue, can be accessed online without cost.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Wallace JP, Trail GT, Franke WD. LBNP tolerance analyzed retrospectively using a structural equation model. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):363-8.
  2. Kanikowska D, Sato M, Iwase S, Nishimura N, Shimizu Y, Inukai Y, Sugenoya J. Leptin and ghrelin levels in humans during physical inactivity induced by head-down bed rest. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):383-6.
  3. Guardiera S, Dalecki M, Bock O. Stability of simulated flight path control at +3 Gz in a human centrifuge. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):394-8.
  4. Di Stasi LL, Renner R, Staehr P, Helmert JR, Velichkovsky BM, Caņas JJ, Catena A, Pannasch S. Saccadic peak velocity sensitivity to variations in mental workload. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):413-7.
  5. Xu X, Li L, Cao R, Tao Y, Guo Q, Geng J, Li Y, Zhang Z. Intraocular pressure and ocular perfusion pressure in myopes during 21 min head-down rest. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):418-22.
  6. Burian D. Microfluidics applications to aerospace medicine. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Apr;81(4):435-6. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. The publisher Ingenta hosts this journal online.
  7. Matsuse H, Shiba N. [Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. Musculoskeletal atrophy, and rehabulitation medicine] Clin Calcium. 2010 Apr;20(4):475-85. Japanese. Note: This article and the following five articles are part of an issue on the topic of musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. The journal can be accessed through the publisher, although most of the information there is in Japanese.
  8. Miyakoshi N. [Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. Influence of medicines and hormones on musculoskeletal rehabilitation] Clin Calcium. 2010 Apr;20(4):486-94. Japanese.
  9. Inoue D. [Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. Mechanical stress on the skeletal system] Clin Calcium. 2010 Apr;20(4):503-11. Japanese.
  10. Katanosaka Y, Naruse K. [Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. A novel approach to mechanotransduction using cell-adhesion-patterned cells] Clin Calcium. 2010 Apr;20(4):514-9. Japanese.
  11. Saito M, Marumo K. [Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. Mechanical stress and bone quality : Does mechanical stimuli alter collagen cross-link formation in bone? "Yes"] Clin Calcium. 2010 Apr;20(4):520-8. Japanese.
  12. Ohshima H. [Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and bone. Musculoskeletal response to human space flight and physical countermeasures] Clin Calcium. 2010 Apr;20(4):537-42. Japanese.
  13. Robling AG. Muscle loss and bone loss: Master and slave? Bone. 2010 Feb;46(2):272-3. Epub 2010 Jan 4. Note: This is a comment on two articles about the use of Botox to induce muscle disuse to study the relationship between muscle loss and bone loss. The article and the other article appeared in earlier Current Awareness lists.
  14. Kwon RY, Temiyasathit S, Tummala P, Quah CC, Jacobs CR. Primary cilium-dependent mechanosensing is mediated by adenylyl cyclase 6 and cyclic AMP in bone cells. FASEB J. 2010 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Nelson BP, Melnick ER, Li J. Portable ultrasound for remote environments, Part I: Feasibility of field deployment. J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Nelson BP, Melnick ER, Li J. Portable ultrasound for remote environments, Part II: Current indications. J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. Pugliese M, Bengin V, Casolino M, Roca V, Zanini A, Durante M. Tests of shielding effectiveness of Kevlar and Nextel onboard the International Space Station and the Foton-M3 capsule. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS, Foton-M3 results.
  18. Hirn A. Models of performances of dosimetric telescopes in the anisotropic radiation field in low Earth orbit. Acta Astronaut. 2010 May-Jun;66(9-10):1368-72.
  19. Bishop SL, Kobrick R, Battler M, Binsted K. FMARS 2007: Stress and coping in an arctic Mars simulation. Acta Astronaut. 2010 May-Jun;66(9-10):1353-67. Note: From abstract: "Simulations situated in environments characterized by prolonged real isolation and environmental challenges appear to provoke true demands for adaptation rather than temporary situational accommodation as has been evidenced by shorter simulations in laboratories or more benign environments."
  20. Chen-Huang C, Peterson BW. Frequency-dependent spatiotemporal tuning properties of non-eye movement related vestibular neurons to three-dimensional translations in squirrel monkeys. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Van Barneveld DC, Van Opstal AJ. Eye position determines audiovestibular integration during whole-body rotation. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 Mar;31(5):920-30.
  22. Dahl KN, Kalinowski A, Pekkan K. Mechanobiology and the microcirculation: Cellular, nuclear and fluid mechanics. Microcirculation. 2010 Apr;17(3):179-91.
  23. Gershovich PM, Gershovich JG, Buravkova LB. Cytoskeleton structure and adhesion properties of human stromal precursors under conditions of simulated microgravity. Cell Tissue Biol. 2009 Oct;3(5):423-30. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Tsitologiia. 2009;51(11):896-904.
  24. Buravkov SV, Chernikov VP, Konstantinova NA, Buravkova LB. Influence of clinorotation on embryoid body morphology. Cell Tissue Biol. 2009 Dec;3(6):532-7. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Tsitologiia. 2009;51(11):905-10.
  25. Finetto C, Lobascio C, Rapisarda A. Concept of a Lunar FARM: Food and revitalization module. Acta Astronaut. 2010 May-Jun;66(9-10):1329-40.
  26. Bonnal C, Ed. Private Human Access to Space. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jun-Jul;66(11-12):1545-658. Note: This issue has 15 articles on various topics concerning private access of humans to space, including space tourism, necessary technologies, legal aspects, ITAR considerations, space traffic, etc. To view the Table of Contents, locate the volume and issue at the journal's site.